Software Architect
Wireless Generation - Durham, NC

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Design and deliver stable, maintainable software that is operationally sound. Help identify new technologies in the industry and bring them to bear against our many challenges and technologies, from rich-media handheld applications to Web 2.0 tools to large-scale data systems.

Responsibilities of Software Architect:
  • Must be able to code hands-on while designing solutions based on deep technical knowledge of scalable web and database architectures.
  • Lead an agile team while implementing engineering best-practices.
  • Set high-level design objectives.
  • Review and critique software designs proposed by senior developers.
  • Write technical documentation and present architecture to others.
  • Participating in the implementation of critical code pieces.

Requirements for Software Architect:
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent, followed by 7 or more years of professional software development experience.
  • Extremely strong CS fundamentals and analytical abilities.
  • Expertise in Java as well as Object Oriented Design.
  • Taste for simplicity , elegance in technical design and a willingness or passion to learn new technology such as Scala, NoSQL, Hadoop, Clojure, RESTful or JSON.
  • Experience leading small teams, establishing development practices, and mentoring individuals.
  • 5+ years of experience with server-side technologies and major application servers.
  • Strong SQL and data modeling skills, as well as real-world experience with commercial RDMBS.
  • Strong plusses would be use of Open Source libraries and tools (not just vendor tools).

This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds

Wireless Generation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

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